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Copy of document from Office of Provost, Madisonville, La. where Simon Althof swears allegiance to the United States. Signed by Althof anf E.M. Curtis, Capt. - Provost Marshal.
Althof was a German immigrant who was in Confederate Army. He was likely taken prisoner and released on condition he swears allegiance to U.S.
Also includes letter from Paul Hollander, grandson of Simon Althof who was WWII veteran of British Army. Describes grandfathers career and return to Germany after Civil War. Hollander left Germany in 1933.
Confederate States of America